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Verbatim Record of “The Analects of Confucius”
This work is a two-volume compilation of the transcripts of lectures about the Analects of Confucius given by Kiyohara Naritada (1409−67). The Kiyohara family was one of the families that lectured exclusively on Confucianism in Japan’s higher institutes of education from the middle of the Heian period (794−1185). Famous as the foremost Confucianist of the time, he lectured emperors, shoguns, noblemen, and priests. This is a valuable document that conveys the depth of his learning. The lectures were transcribed by Tenʼin Ryūtaku (1422−1500), a Zen priest ...
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Lectures Notes on Natural Law, International Law, Constitutional Law, Political Economy, and Statistics
In 1853, after the arrival of Commodore Matthew C. Perry (1794–1858), there was an urgent need to introduce Western learning and technology in Japan. The Bakufu (shogunate) therefore devised a plan to acquire Western ships and to send Japanese to study abroad. At first Japan considered the United States as the best country from which to order warships and to send students, but it was unable to do so because of the American Civil War. The Bakufu therefore approached Holland and negotiated and finalized with the Dutch an order ...
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Opening Proclamation from University Authorities Prior to an Academic Term
The University of Vienna was founded by Duke Rudolph IV of Austria in 1365 and is the oldest university in the German-speaking world. As at other European universities, the primary language of scholarship was Latin. This proclamation in Latin is by Petrus Muchitsch, a classical philologist and theologian who twice served as rector of the university, in 1577–78 and again in 1578. In this greeting, Petrus invites the students of the university to resume their studies following the end of the 1578 epidemic of plague in Vienna. Printed in ...
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